Coming back to Blogger

July 30, 2007

A couple of weeks ago I decided to move Ethical Martini over to WordPress. But I really wasn’t happy there.
I’ve thought about it and done a bit more scoping of the options on offer at both places – there are subtle but important differences – and decided, no matter how I feel about the Goolempire, to return to my original home.


Some reading from Columbia Journalism Review

July 30, 2007

Dear Reader,

For your reading pleasure, as the Bancroft family makes up its collective mind, we offer three recent offerings from
Columbia Journalism Review on the matter of News Corp. and Dow Jones.
Your choice: short, medium, long. We hope you enjoy all three.

The Editors

The Scorpion and the Frog
CJR’s editorial on the Murdoch offer

Why the Dow Jones Vote Matters
Dean Starkman on the mission of The Wall Street Journal

Bending to Power
Murdoch historian Bruce Page on how Rupert built his empire, and how he uses it